Showing posts from May 11, 2012

Viva Elvis to run through August 31, 2012

If your plans for Elvis Week 2012 in Memphis include a stop in Las Vegas to catch the final season of Viva ELVIS by Cirque du Soleil , you’re in luck! Viva ELVIS will run through August 31, 2012 so reserve your seats today before the final shows sell out. Viva ELVIS is a tribute to the life and music of Elvis Presley and combines nostalgia, modernity and raw emotion as the backdrop for the exhilaration and beauty of his music. The show highlights an American icon who transformed popular music and whose image embodied the freedom, excitement and turbulence of his era. Tickets for Viva ELVIS start at $65 and are subject to availability. Purchase your tickets today to see Viva ELVIS by Cirque du Soleil at the ARIA Resort and Casino . Also, check out our Viva ELVIS photo gallery and learn more about the events and special guests during Elvis Week 2012 !

Elvis Co-Star Ginny Tiu @ Aloha Celebration

Elvis fans celebrating the Aloha from Hawaii 40th Anniversary will get the opportunity to meet Elvis co-star and internationally renowned pianist Ginny Tiu, who will be performing during the opening breakfast at the Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon on Friday, January 11, 2013. Ginny made her national debut as a 5-year-old piano prodigy after appearing on "The Ed Sullivan Show." Her showbiz career soon took off and she made the rounds of the major network variety shows such as "The Perry Como Show" and "The Tonight Show." Tiu chose the big screen over politics, after delaying a performance for President John F. Kennedy so she could perform alongside Elvis in the hit movie "Girls!Girls!Girls!" Eventually Ginny performed for President Kennedy while her sister Vicky filled in as Elvis' co-star in "It Happened at the World's Fair." Tiu has traveled around the world and toured in Europe, Asia, and South America, but calls Ha

Adam Lambert & Lisa Marie Presley to perform LIVE on Idol 5/17

American Idol's live results show airs Thursday, May 17 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Host Ryan Seacrest will announce the Top Two finalists who battle it out in the Grand Finale. In addition, Lisa Marie Presley will perform "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet," from her new album "Storm & Grace," and Season Eight runner-up Adam Lambert performs his new song, "Never Close Our Eyes." Set those DVRs! Source: BackinMemphis

Little Richard filling for Jerry Lee Lewis appearances

Little Richard will be filling for Jerry Lee Lewis' concert dates. Lewis suffered a broken leg on March 30, 2012. He is unable to travel for 3 to 6 months. Little Richard will replace Jerry Lee at the Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival and at BB King's in NYC. Little Richard turns 80 this year. His last appearance at Memphis in May was in 2006. We wish Jerry Lee a full recovery. And we look forward to seeing Little Richard at BB King's in NYC in June.

Lisa Marie Presley performs on GMA live from Sun Studio!

On Tuesday, May 15th, Lisa Marie Presley kicks off the release of her new album, Storm & Grace direct from her hometown of Memphis, TN. The King of Rock & Roll's daughter will perform live at the legendary Sun Studio .The segment will feature her performing the lead single, "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet." on ABC's Good Morning America. LMP will also be signing CDs at Sun Studio the night before, Monday, May 14, 2012 at 7 PM. Source: BackinMemphis